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Old 01-02-2012, 04:33 PM   #1
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Since I didn't see a thread like this listed in my search results, I decided to start one. The system is now more than 20 years old, but it still has a fanbase, and I thought it'd be cool to hear from others. So, what are your favorite games, memories, and/or experiences with this 16-bit powerhouse?

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See collection in signature; I still have all my games from the days. I had the Super for the RPGs and 2-D platformers.
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I remember when Street Fighter II came out and it was like 75 bucks I still bought it though (well, my parents did) and I definitely got my money's worth.

One of my favorite games, and something I wish I could play occasionally is the Death and Return of Superman. That game was good times. A pretty straightforward side-scroller, but still fun, and it's still the best Superman game ever made. The Justice League Task Force fighting game was pretty cool, too.

Always liked Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures, since it was all three movies in one game.

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Super Metroid, Mortal Kombat 1-3, and of course Super Mario World were some of my other favorites. SNES had a great catalog of games.
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I remember when Street Fighter II came out and it was like 75 bucks I still bought it though (well, my parents did) and I definitely got my money's worth.

One of my favorite games, and something I wish I could play occasionally is the Death and Return of Superman. That game was good times. A pretty straightforward side-scroller, but still fun, and it's still the best Superman game ever made. The Justice League Task Force fighting game was pretty cool, too.

Always liked Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures, since it was all three movies in one game.

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Super Metroid, Mortal Kombat 1-3, and of course Super Mario World were some of my other favorites. SNES had a great catalog of games.
I didn't get my own Super NES until Christmas of '97, but I think I'd played a few games at a friend's house prior to that. When I got my own system, it was the "Killer Instinct" bundle, and I played that game for hours, almost every day, for months or more. Ultimately, my favorite games are easily "Super Metroid", "Super Mario All-Stars", and "Super Punch-Out!". I couldn't stand the "Super Star Wars" games though; the difficulty was insane.

I gave my original SNES to my sister years ago, and its since bit the dust. I did order a refurbished one online yesterday, so it should arrive by the end of the week.
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What are the connection options for SNES? Does it even use the standard composite hookups? I believe the original NES was an RF only hookup, wasn't it?

I loved Super Star Wars! I do remember them being pretty hard, but I still loved them. And I remember Killer Instinct being a big deal when it came out. I remember playing that one quite a bit, but I remember the learning curve being quite steep, since I believe it was one of the first fighting games that was pretty heavy on combos. I remember it was a big deal that it came in a black cartridge

I don't even know where my SNES is. I assume it's somewhere at my parents' house, along with my Dreamcast. I'd probably have my Dreamcast hooked up, except I loaned somebody most of my games and never got them back. Since then I don't loan things out.
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:15 PM   #6
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got SNES for Christmas in 1991. Super Mario World is the greatest bundled title of all time--any system.

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-preordering Super Street Fighter II in 1994 (70 bucks!!!)
-probably logging 200 hrs on NBA Live 95 and 96
-gray blood on Mortal Kombat. LOL
-watching my brother beat Chrono Trigger.
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What are the connection options for SNES? Does it even use the standard composite hookups? I believe the original NES was an RF only hookup, wasn't it?
Both systems had both composite and RF hookups, in their original forms. Nintendo re-released both systems in the mid-90s, with limited connection specs.

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Yeah, very few games came in alternate cart colors. I think "Maximum Carnage" was released in a red one.
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I didn't get my own Super NES until Christmas of '97, but I think I'd played a few games at a friend's house prior to that. When I got my own system, it was the "Killer Instinct" bundle, and I played that game for hours, almost every day, for months or more. Ultimately, my favorite games are easily "Super Metroid", "Super Mario All-Stars", and "Super Punch-Out!". I couldn't stand the "Super Star Wars" games though; the difficulty was insane.
That is the exact bundle I received down here, though end of 95 for me. I was a fan of KI at the arcades and was one of the few at that point to be able to beat the game with all characters. Incredible music, though the CD they brought home I thought had weaker soundtracks. I prefer Spinal's music at the arcades, at least Cinder and Eyedol's music rocked!.

Other game I had included Secret of Mana. which I enjoyed very much. this may have been it for the collection, good Snes games were rare by the time I got my collection. Sega's products were cherished more in New Zealand even the Master System was more prominent then Nes.

Games I loved Mortal Kombat 1-3, Darius Twin awesome graphics, big fan of the series. Star Fox which is my preference to the N64 version. Super Special Weapons IV aka Super SWIV.

SWIV's music is amongst my favourites as well. The boss music was really original, until I found out it is a rip of the original 1984 Terminator movie. (Reece's dream sequence fighting Hunter Killer's.)
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I'm not sure videogaming has ever been as pure and cool since the age of the SNES. Secret of Mana was a great game.
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Actually I did end up owning one more Snes title Super Ghouls and Ghosts, however this was in the Capcom Generations collection on the original Playstation ..that was difficult that one.
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I couldn't stand the "Super Star Wars" games though; the difficulty was insane.
Ah, yes. Super Star Wars. The game that got me back into Star Wars. The first one was actually pretty easy. I remember renting it I think 3 times because I dug it so much. I should've just bought the sucker. I also rented Super Empire which wasn't so much difficult as it was loooooooooooooong. Geez, I think they had what seemed like 10 stages just for Hoth alone. Plus Luke actually defeats Vader at the end which was bizarre.

Now Super Return of the Jedi. That thing was impossible. I couldn't even get past Jabba's Palace, it was so damn hard. I'd love to get all three in some sort of collector's set. The problem is Lucas would insist on going back and editing in the Special Edition nonsense before ever allowing their re-release.
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Well, I finally got my refurbished SNES from the Nintendo Repair Shop website, and it works brilliantly. Unfortunately, the replica controllers weren't nearly as cooperative, so I'm returning them. In the meantime, I'll be getting some original ones on my own, and cleaning them.
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